Weird things


#1

When you eat a mint how come you can’t drink water afterwards or it’s really painful?


#2

Nothing worse than a glass of orange squash after a mint/brushing your teeth.


#3

truly


#4

Reckon a torn achilles would be worse


#5

Don’t be like that.

(Weirdly I am literally looking into a bug regarding a torn achilles AS WE SPEAK!)


#6

doubt it


#7

Don’t think bugs have achilles tendons


#8

@marckee can you tell me why water is painful after eating mint please?


#9

You are really hard work sometimes.


#10

my mate ate so many mints he couldn’t move

apparently it was polio


#11

wooooooooooooooow!


#12

Is Trebor named for someone called Robert?

(It is not mentioned where the name comes from on the Wiki page).


#13

Trebor, it turns out, did not get its moniker by reversing the name of founder Robert Robertson, but from Trebor Terrace, the name of the site it took on

Apparently


#14

BUT! Trebor Terrace may well have been named after the street’s builder, one Robert Cooper:

https://londonpostcodewalks.wordpress.com/tag/trebor/

Good hustle team.


#15

i remember Crazy Monkey doing this on mtv2 and not realisig it was a spoof of Jackass and that sort of thing, thought it was well lame


#16

This is because the mint binds to fats which coat receptors on your tongue which taste bitter flavours and removes them so things like OJ taste extra bitter.


#17

thanks for this!


#18

A bit like


#19

It’s my favourite knowledge nugget. Take any opportunity to crowbar it into conversation, particularly if the TV is there as she’s heard it loads of times.


#20

it’s a great one and makes you sound really smart.

Keep using it wherever possible!